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Amazone UF 02 hits the spot for Tyrone tillage farmer
Gary Abbott
Gary Abbott visited William Russell of Riverview Farms in Tyrone to find out how the farm’s Amazone UF 2002 and FT 1502 mounted sprayer combination is performing having sprayed over 9,000 acres.
13 May 2022 Pedigree
Watch: Balmoral day two results from the cattle lawns
Adam Woods reports from ringside in Balmoral for day two of judging on the cattle lawns.
Watch: JCB revitalises Fastrac with new tech and control setup
The Fastrac’s in-cab controls were previously the tractor’s Achilles heel, but this is now no longer the case as it has been given a stylish makeover, and received an injection of new technology.
Watch: JCB unveils new 19.5t flagship ‘king of the clamp’
Last week, the Irish Farmers Journal travelled to England to check out JCB’s newly launched 457S, a new 282hp, 20t flagship for its agricultural wheeled loader range.
4 May 2022 Farm machinery
Watch: JCB launches 173hp 50km/h flagship pocket rocket telehandler
Last week, we travelled to JCB headquarters in England to catch up with JCB’s new 173hp 50km/h flagship Loadall telescopic handler, the fastest and most powerful model the company has ever built.
4 May 2022 Farm machinery
JCB opens new factory in India
JCB has officially opened a new £100m (€119m) factory in India, which is set to fabricate parts for global production lines.
4 May 2022 News
Turning a new sod: Ireland’s largest plough in action
Peter Thomas Keaveney travelled to south Tipperary to catch up with a 12-furrow Kverneland PW wagon plough in action, Ireland’s largest plough.
6 April 2022 Farm machinery
John Deere 6170M scoops €70,000 at contractor retirement auction
A Tipperary contractors’ tidy fleet of machinery was in hot demand at a retirement dispersal auction held on Monday last, with a 2017 John Deere 6170M making €70,000 plus VAT and commission.
23 March 2022 Farm machinery
Retiring Tipperary contractor fleet set to go under the hammer
A Tipperary contractors’ tidy fleet of machinery will be up for grabs at an online retirement dispersal auction on Monday 21 March from 7.30pm.
15 March 2022 News
Hennessy Auctioneers to host online retirement auction this Saturday
Hennessy Auctioneers will host an online auction on Saturday 19 March from 11am on behalf of a retired Offaly farmer. Lots include a mix of farm machinery, tools and other miscellaneous items.
15 March 2022 News
Agri machinery finance applications up by 37.25%
Agricultural machinery finance applications increased by 37.25% from Q3 to Q4 2021, with New Holland, JCB and John Deere being the three most popular items, according to a report by Loanitt.
23 February 2022 News
Manitou tops Irish telescopic loader sales
Of the 389 new telescopic loaders registered in 2020, the three top selling brands were Manitou (44.2%), JCB (22.9%), and Weidemann (7.7%) and with the trio accounting for almost 75% of total sales.
2 February 2022 Farm machinery